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Cleaning Guidelines for devices

Posted by The BES Sales Team on Mar 19, 2020 10:56:25 AM

COVID-19 has impacted the lives of people around the world. Many schools around the world are impacted by it and are taking steps to ensure the health and safety of students, educators, and staff.
One easy step every school can take today to maintain a healthy school environment is a thorough clean of your school devices.

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Topics: Cleaning, Duty of care, Coronavirus

Why Even Small Businesses Need a Firewall

Posted by Tracey Horton on Jan 30, 2020 10:53:12 AM

Even the smallest business has information or data stored on its computer systems that is essential to its daily operations. Customer files, financial records, employee information, intellectual property – all are vulnerable to theft, alteration or deliberate destruction by outside attackers over digital networks and must be protected.

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Topics: Cyber Crime, Cyber security, IT Security, Firewalls

Introduction to D-Link for Business

Posted by Dylan Mapp on May 29, 2019 1:39:34 PM

BES IT Systems and D-Link Australia have enjoyed a long and prosperous relationship.  We have been working with D-Link for a good 20 years, originally in the retail shop, but very quickly expanding into commercial and educational environments. 

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Topics: networking, IP Surveillance, Wireless Network Design, D-Link

Product Review: Apple Pencil vs Logitech Crayon

Posted by Alexandra Shearer on May 8, 2019 11:48:44 AM

A couple of weeks ago we were lucky enough to have received a box of presents from our friends over at Logitech. We are still unpacking this box of goodies and trying out our new toys.  

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Topics: Apple, logitech, brisbane IT experts, iPad Accessories, Product Review

Office Ergonomics and the Logitech MX Vertical Mouse

Posted by Amanda Mapp on Apr 30, 2019 1:46:04 PM

Many of us who have worked in desk jobs for more than a few years will have experienced some discomfort caused by poor posture and ergonomic misadventures at our desks.

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Topics: ergonomics, computer mouse, logitech, MX Vertical mouse, brisbane IT experts

What is a Managed Service Provider?

Posted by Dylan Mapp on Apr 10, 2019 2:36:40 PM

The IT industry is full of jargon, and since “Cloud” we see the term MSP everywhere.  What is an MSP?  An MSP is known in our industry as a Managed Services Provider. 

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Topics: how to protect my company from ransomware, reasonable steps to avoid data breaches, MSP, what is an MSP, brisbane IT Support

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

Posted by Dylan Mapp on Apr 2, 2019 11:30:49 AM

Over the years we have seen backups transform in both the way they are executed and the way they are relied upon in a business. What should you be using these days? 

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Topics: Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity, storagecraft, cybersecurity, Security Awareness Training

WSAT or SAT - Security Awareness Training

Posted by Dylan Mapp on Mar 26, 2019 12:06:39 PM

 

WSAT or SAT; more jargon from the IT industry. Just what everyone needs. However, this time the jargon is just what we need.

Not just the IT industry, but every business in Australia should become aware of this latest acronym. SAT or Security Awareness Training should not be ignored (PS: in our business the "W" is for Webroot, our preferred end point protection product, or Antivirus in the old language). 

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Topics: Data Safety, Security Monitoring, Ransomware Influx, Security Awareness Training, Cyber security, IT Security

Aruba User Experience Insight Sensors

Posted by Dylan Mapp on Mar 11, 2019 11:12:31 AM

 

Earlier this week I had the opportunity to sit down with Adam Dawson from Aruba Networks to find out a little more about their latest product. The name has changed a few times, but at the time of our catch up, it is known as the Aruba User Experience Insight Sensor.

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Topics: NAPLAN, Wifi for schools, Aruba

Data Spot 365 Education - Free Trial Offer

Posted by Dylan Mapp on Nov 13, 2018 9:58:36 AM


In the last 12 months we have seen the transition to cloud based services explode and many schools find it challenging to juggle multiple applications whilst maintaining control, ease of use and most of all security. Data Spot 365 for Education addresses those challenges and provides school a safe and secure workspace. 

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Topics: data spot 365

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